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Gene Pope & Roxi Pope - King of Knives

The Jan Price Show

Actor/Writer, Gene Pope & Actress, Roxi Pope discuss with Jan Price their new comedy/drama "King of Knives!" KING OF KNIVES tells the story of Frank and Kathy who are baby boomer parents and Sadie & Kaitlin, their millennial daughters. Frank is screaming towards a mid-life crisis. Kathy pretends she’s happy and doesn’t drink that much wine. Sadie is the good child; convinced her first and only boyfriend is the one to marry. Kaitlin is the rebel, the entertainer; the truth-teller who will not filter how she’s feeling. Over three days, with much drama and humor, this crap-happy family careens and skids straight towards a fateful anniversary. On the way, they realize they are more alike than they know. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

24mins

9 Jan 2021

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King of Knives Q&A - Gene Pope - Lindsay Joy

The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith

Host Jeff Goldsmith interviews actor-producer-co-writer Gene Pope and writer Lindsay Joy about King of Knives. Download my podcast hereCopyright © Unlikely Films, Inc. 2020. All rights reserved.

31 Dec 2020

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King of Knives / Fim School Radio interview with Producer & Actor Gene Pope

KUCI: Film School

KING OF KNIVES tells the story of Frank and Kathy who are baby boomer parents and Sadie & Kaitlin, their millennial daughters. Frank is screaming towards a mid-life crisis. Kathy pretends she’s happy and doesn’t drink that much wine. Sadie is the good child; convinced her first and only boyfriend is the one to marry. Kaitlin is the rebel, the entertainer; the truth teller who will not filter how she’s feeling. Over three days, with much drama and humor, this crap-happy family careens and skids straight towards a fateful anniversary. On the way, they realize they are more alike than they know. KING OF KNIVES, co-written by Lindsay Joy & Gene Pope and directed by Jon Delgado, has earned critical acclaim from audiences who have been lucky enough to see the film.  It has also won awards from numerous festivals including “Best Narrative Feature Film” at the Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition, “Best Feature & Lead Actress” at the Milan World Cinema Festival, and seven Platinum awards including “Winner Narrative Feature” at the International Independent Film Awards. Producer and lead actor Gene Pope joins us for a lively conversation on his own mid-life reckoning that inspired the film, his role in front of and behind the camera, what his theatre background brought to the project and working with a cast that includes Mel Harris.  KING OF KNIVES is a Gravitas Ventures release that is available on VOD and Digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Apple TV, Google Play, Fandango Now and all major cable/satellite platforms on Tuesday, December 1.For news and updates got to: kingofknivesthemovie.com

15 Dec 2020

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BEHIND THE LENS #289: Featuring Gene Pope and Roxi Pope

Behind The Lens

It's all about family, friendship, and forgiveness on this episode of #BTLRadioShow thanks to our very special guests GENE POPE and ROXI POPE, and our prerecorded exclusive interview with RANDALL BATINKOFF.First up, it's all about THE LAST CHAMPION thanks to RANDALL BATINKOFF who goes in-depth about the film, his character "Bobby Baker", and how his real-life 30+ year friendship with Cole Hauser impacted this role and his performance. Directed by Glenn Withrow and written by Glenn, wife Hallie Todd, and daughter Ivy Winthrow, THE LAST CHAMPION stars Cole Hauser, Sean Scully, Randall Batinkoff, Hallie Todd, and Peter Onorati in this story about a former small-town hero and his fall from grace and the power of friendship and forgiveness. A "must listen" conversation about this "Must See" film! And as an added bonus, how about another "Must See" film starring Randall? Randall also talks about his other film that is also out now, ANGIE: LOST GIRLS, an important and powerful film about human trafficking from director Julia Vardin.And then listen to a real-life family affair with actor/writer/producer GENE POPE and his daughter, actor ROXI POPE, who are live talking about KING OF KNIVES. A blistering "crap-happy" comedy about a family in a mid-life crisis, as funny as the film is, there is also undeniable and inescapable truth and heart, most of which comes from this father and daughter duo who take their real-life roles onto the screen. Take a listen as Gene talks about the genesis of the film and its lengthy development, crafting his character of Frank, casting – including multiple auditions for Roxi for the role of Frank's daughter (no nepotism in this film!), bringing on director Jon Delgado and the collaboration that brings this story to life, finding the balance of humor and heart, and just the pure joy of hearing the real-life chemistry between Gene and Roxi will not only have you laughing, but wondering how anyone else could have even been considered for the role of Kaitlin. It's a fun and enlightening conversation with Gene and Roxi.http://eliasentertainmentnetwork.com

1hr 13mins

7 Dec 2020

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Janeane speaks with Gene Pope and Roxi Pope about their film, KING OF KNIVES ONE BIG CRAPPY FAMILY AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL ON DECEMBER 1

KUCI: Get the Funk Out

KING OF KNIVES tells the story of Frank and Kathy who are baby boomer parents and Sadie & Kaitlin, their millennial daughters. Frank is screaming towards a mid-life crisis. Kathy pretends she’s happy and doesn’t drink that much wine. Sadie is the good child; convinced her first and only boyfriend is the one to marry. Kaitlin is the rebel, the entertainer; the truth teller who will not filter how she’s feeling.Over three days, with much drama and humor, this crap-happy family careens and skids straight towards a fateful anniversary. On the way, they realize they are more alike than they know.KING OF KNIVES has earned critical acclaim from audiences who have been lucky enough to see the film. It has also won awards from numerous festivals including “Best Narrative Feature Film” at the Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition, “Best Feature & Lead Actress” at the Milan World Cinema Festival, and seven Platinum awards including “Winner Narrative Feature” at the International Independent Film Awards.This refreshing comedy is written by Lindsay Joy with story by Gene Pope and directed by Jon Delgado. The film stars Gene Pope, Mel Harris, Roxi Pope, and Emily Bennett. It was produced by Gene Pope, Daniel Sollinger, and Jenn Gomez. The film has a running time of 94 minutes and will not be rated by the MPAA. Gravitas Ventures will release KING OF KNIVES on VOD and Digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Apple TV, Google Play, Fandango Now and all major cable/satellite platforms on Tuesday, December 1.View the trailer For more information, go to: https://www.kingofknivesthemovie.com/Facebook -- @kingofknivesthefilm -- https://www.facebook.com/KingOfKnivesTheFilm/Instagram -- @kingofknives -- https://www.instagram.com/kingofknivesthefilm/

27 Nov 2020